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The world’s first authentic English reproduction of the original Panther-Fibel (1944). The Tank Museum has worked with German speaking experts to accurately translate the wartime Panther handbook into English, and crowdfunded the book's publication.

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Panther-Fibel (1944) - A New and Authentic English Language Reproduction

The Tank Museum has faithfully and meticulously translated the wartime Panther tank handbook.

Based on the original document housed in our Archive, this self-published title will feature English text carefully set over the German, retaining the rhyming verses and intended wit of the authors.

It includes inserts from the original book and a new foreword by Curator David Willey.

This edition will be close to the original size (12.5cm x17.8cm – ideal for tankies’ pockets) and on identical paper for an authentic feel.

Panther-Fibel was created as an engaging and easy to understand handbook to break the tradition of heavy-going technical manuals.

Such sophisticated machines required considerable knowledge to keep them in action, so commanders sought to snag the interest of young tank crews with these light-hearted, well-illustrated handbooks.

 

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            A.E.
            Wunderbar!!!

            Fantastic - fabulous job team!! Hours of painstaking work no doubt! Arrived on my doorstep in less than 2 weeks of ordering. I could not believe it.
            Carefully wrapped which showed pride and care. They are fascinating documents. I'm amazed how the humour is used and at times astonishingly contemporary and relatable.

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            Love it

            Very well made and informative.

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            Exceptional! Purchased this item as a Christmas present for my son. Ordered in mid-November; received here in the U.S. early-December (regular shipping). Amazed at the quality packing (arrived in pristine condition)! Only regret is that I didn’t purchase the Tiger-Fibel combo with the mug!

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            M.F.
            Timeless

            Perfect......Also included a print which I have now framed

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            W.D.
            Fantastic!

            The speed of delivery was outstanding but best of all was the outstanding product. I now possess both the Tiger and Panther Fibel. As an old tankie, I’m enjoying reading these excellent books. Thank you so much.